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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Waterloo leisure studies ranks among top in world

WATERLOO, ONT. (Thursday, March 9, 2017)

The University of Waterloo is one of the best schools in the world for subjects related to Hospitality and Leisure Management, according to new rankings released today.

The rankings, published by the UK firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), place Waterloo 13th in the world — and first in Canada — for Hospitality and Leisure Management Studies.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Therapeutic Recreation Awareness Month

Feeling a little stressed this term? Come to the DC 1301 fishbowl Thursday afternoon 2-4pm on February 16, 2017 and find out how therapy dogs can relieve stress and anxiety. Co-sponsored by Therapeutic Recreation Awareness Month and UW Wellness. Self-care packages were also distributed today. Tweet @UWRecandLeisure a picture or comment if you received one.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Remembering Elliott Avedon

Elliott Avedon.

Elliott Avedon, professor of recreation and leisure studies and founder of the University of Waterloo’s Museum and Archive of Games, died on Monday, November 21.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Ontario recognizes Recreation student with highest honour for young volunteers

A University of Waterloo Recreation and Leisure Studies student is one of ten exceptional youth presented with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers - the highest honour a young person can achieve for volunteer contributions to the province. 

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